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1885

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Years: 1882 1883 188418851886 1887 1888

Significant events from 1885.

January

  • 4th - Lewis Fedder, a night watchman at the Ryers factory, is robbed and murdered.

February

  • C.P. Tourner'’s clothing store is closed by the sheriff in satisfaction of several judgments
  • The Hotel Gentry opens, along with Nugent’s drug store in the same building
  • Cox Bros. open a shoe store,
  • Blount Campbell opens a meat shop,
  • The law firm of Wilson & Henley opens
  • Helton Pauley opens a jewelry store
  • The Walnut Street Hotel burns
  • Crutcher the grocer closes
  • the Acorn restaurant closes,
  • Al Hays buys out the Davis tin shop
  • Lee Dove & Co. move
  • Dr. Whitted, the dentist moves
  • Mrs. Bowman’s millinery moves to Indianapolis
  • The Knights of Pythias move to their new hall and their old hall is occupied by the Oolite Club.

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